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Responsive webdesign has become a catch-all term for making your website work well at low resolutions. Smartphones revolutionized the mobile web, and tablets are throwing another wrench into the gears with their growing popularity. With...
You've built your startup from the ground up. You're ready to see your sales really start to take off. There's just one challenge left to tackle: building a compelling website. You may have tons of great ideas, but unless you incorporate all...
Let us take a look at and discuss the often aesthetic bane of the blog design, sidebars. Sidebars have been with us for years, and it is sometimes hard to think of a blog design out there on the web without one. But they do exist. And they exist in style....
Infinite scrolling has became a common design pattern in recent years. With many high profile social networks adopting the solution, it’s come to be one of the most widely adopted patterns out there. Though however popular, every design...
We all know intuitively what makes a website look bad: overused bevel effects, corny clip art, overcrowded layouts. These annoyances are easily corrected by developing with design fundamentals in mind—the same principles used by professional...
With the recent developments in online privacy it is just about the right time to suggest small tweaks to improve your terms & conditions and privacy policy documents on your own websites. As the examples below show, there are various ways...
Web forms are the stars of any respectable landing page though they're often taken for granted. They receive all the personal information of your leads or buyers, so that you can start to move them down the sales funnel. Depending on how you design...
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some...
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some...
As a website designer, I’ve always been fascinated by design (of any kind) that “works” and why. Of late, I’ve become particularly appreciative of the power of photography to anchor a visually appealing design that tells the...
If you're anything like me, you spend a lot of time studying other designers' work. I like to look at projects for the experience and the interactions created for the users. Obviously, as more techniques come about, the changes in web design...
It's the time of year when every blogger on the Web pulls out a crystal ball, dusts off the tarot cards and spends hours staring pointedly into tea cups in an effort to predict the trends for the coming year. The resulting lists usually range in...
When I was around 16, I got into freelancing for graphic design through a small non-profit. They needed some posters and book covers and I figured I could do that pretty easily. I handled things well for my age and made a couple bucks so I could buy...
If you've spent time exploring the creative industry, you've probably heard the phrase, ‘“rule of thirds’.” It's one of those expressions people like to use when they want to sound clever. Go ahead. You can make a mental note for later....